Verizon FiOS TV has 22 new channels, including 15 additional high-definition channels

July 1, 2008

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Verizon FiOS TV is now even better for customers here as the company has launched 22 new channels, including 15 additional high-definition (HD) channels. FiOS TV customers in Fort Wayne now have more than 440 HD choices available at any time, with a total of 41 HD channels and more than 400 HD video-on-demand (VOD) titles offered each month.

The first in a series of channel additions coming this year, new content includes sports favorites like the Big Ten Network and new HD channels like CNBC, Bravo and USA. The next series of content additions will include more HD channels, including CNN, TBS, Lifetime, three new Starz channels and two new Showtime channels, as well as 16 new multicultural channels.

Verizon will continue expanding its FiOS TV channel lineup this year, with a major focus on HD content. By year-end, Verizon will offer all available major HD programming.

"High-definition and sports content are among the most popular TV programming, and we're bringing the best of both to FiOS TV," said Terry Denson, vice president - FiOS TV content and programming. "The addition of new HD and sports channels, along with the new multicultural content and more, is part of our commitment to lead the industry in the scope and quality of our programming."

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ)

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